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UMBC grad leads fight against virus

Keith Harmon, director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC, remembers the day in 2004 when he met a high school senior named Kizzmekia...

Columbia Film Fest to go ‘virtual’

Columbia Festival of the Arts has joined its community partners by suspending the free LakeFest weekend, as well as all June indoor ticketed events. Columbia...

Social Security recipients to get CARES Assistance without filing tax return

According to various news reports, Social Security beneficiaries will automatically receive a $1,200 emergency assistance payment – without having to file a tax return to the...

Ball to host Virtual Town Hall March 26

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 pm to answer questions and concerns from...

Howard County designated as virus hot spot

Howard County has been designated by Gov. Larry Hogan as a Hot Spot within Maryland, allowing the region to be a priority for federal...

Gardens Ice House becomes temporary morgue

The Gardens Ice House, a five-rink sports facility in West Laurel that is located a short distance from the Laurel Medical Center, is being...

During pandemic uncertainty, ‘business leaders need to lead’

In the face of rapidly-changing pandemic response and prevention efforts, business leaders are having to shift to remote operations, cut workers’ hours, or put...

Restaurants innovate to stay afloat

Maryland has 11,000 restaurants with 200,000 employees. Marshall Weston, president and CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland, knows what owners of eateries are facing. “We...

Howard County offers COVID-19 testing locations 

Howard County has conducted approximately 35,973 COVID-19 tests, with a positivity rate of 3.53%. Howard County has tested 9.6% of the population, with the...

Jimmy John’s and other eateries fuel Howard hospital

Local restaurants have cooked more than 13,000 meals for staff at Howard County General Hospital (HCGH), an effort that supports the hospital and, at...

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